Unit Secretary in Pensacola, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida West Hospital

Unit Secretary

Pensacola, FL, United States
Part-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling   Job ID: 192163
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HCA Florida West Hospital is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

This position performs clerical and receptionist duties. This is done in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Gulf Coast Medical Center.

 

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
  • Completes, executes and performs secretarial tasks such as, Order Entry, filing and organizing patient charts and medication orders.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of patients charts, physician orders and nursing orders.
  • Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff and physicians.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment.
  • Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by cleaning general work stations and stocking of supplies. These supplies can include items that contain a medication.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the notification reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Transports emergently needed medications from the pharmacy to the nursing staff, with the exception of narcotics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Student Loan Forgiveness

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

And much more!

 

 

 

 

 

 


EDUCATIONREQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • Graduation from an accredited highschool or GED equivalent

  • Applicable work experience may substitutefor education

 

 

EXPERIENCEREQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • Experience commensurate with unit standards

 

SKILLS,KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Reads and writes Basic English with thebasic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders.

  • Knowledge of body substance isolation.

  • Ability to listen, empathize andrespond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Displays a positive attitude

  • Psychosocial skills

  • Teambuilding skills


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Part-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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